This week, James is joined by Zoe Peden, an experienced healthtech entrepreneur-turned venture capitalist at Ananda Impact Ventures. They discuss Zoe’s journey as founder of social care startup, MyChoicePad; how being driven by impact led her to VC and what she looks for in companies as an investor.
This week James is joined by Charlie Regis the co-founder of Styliff Tech. Styliff is an award winning London & Slovenia based development company who pride themselves on perfecting technology in style. Charlie became European Doubles Champion in Tennis with co-founder Lucas in 2012. He worked at Bastion PR Agency in sports sponsorship and earned his BSc in International Business from Loughborough University.
This week James is joined by Eric M. Fish who is the Senior Vice President of Legal Services at the Federation of State Medical Boards and serves as the general counsel for the organisation. Eric also assists in the FSMB's federal and state advocacy efforts, analysing legislation and healthcare trends, and consulting on the development of model policies for state medical boards.
Alex, James and Nathan are joined by Dr Chris Whittle CEO and Founder of Q doctor an online video doctor service providing safe, secure, instant and easy to use video GP consultations from your PC or smartphone. The team discuss the journey of an early founder, selling into public health systems and ensuring that technology companies put policy and patient safety first.
Alex and James are joined by Dr Umang Patel, partnerships and clinical director at Babylon Health, whose mission is to put an accessible and affordable health service in the hands of every person on earth. We chat about dropping the costs of delivering healthcare, the recipe to Babylon's success, the importance of culture when companies scale and Umang offers his advice to anyone looking to enter the world of health-tech entrepreneurship.
Callum Bramley Founder and CEO of Respond joins Alex, James and Nathan on the podcast. Callum studied robotics and AI at the University of Reading and founded Respond to help patients with early-stage dementia; helping to identify subtle signs a person may exhibit to help improve detection. The team discuss dementia, computer vision and parallels between health-tech and the fashion industry. www.respondapp.co
Alex, James and Nathan are joined by Dr Elina Naydenova and Adam Bacon the founders of Feebris an AI-powered system that democratises access to high quality diagnostic and monitoring services beginning with respiratory disease. Elina is a biomedical engineer and data scientist PhD at Oxford University and has also spent time at the World Health Organisation while Adam comes from a strong product background having worked in large corporate supply chains.
In this episode Alex and James are joined by health-tech angel investor Robert Van Der Zalm. Robert is a globally experienced executive with a strong financial and M&A background and ex-CFO of Noble group a $90bn turnover commodity trader. The team discuss angel investing from both the angel and entrepreneur's viewpoint, startup finances and offer helpful tips around raising angel investment rounds in health-tech.
Alex, James and Nathan are joined by Dr David Neale CEO & Founder of Vesalian and Paul Roberts CEO of GPDQ. The team and guests discuss integrating tech into primary care and discuss David's background in behavioural science and why it is vital for digital health adoption by both patients and physicians
In this episode Alex, James and Nathan talk a little about their own back-stories and how HS. came to be created. The team discuss the current key technologies in healthcare, the importance of having a technical co-founder in your early stage health-tech company, the latest digital health investments and how to create a product that patients love that providers will pay for.